Posts by Matt Wheeler:

Fairfield

Fairfield

The frame Victorian commercial blocks lining Fairfield’s Main Street in the 1920s

Mechanic Falls

Mechanic Falls

Started as early as the 1850s, paper mills were the economic force which transformed Mechanic Falls

Lille

Lille

The twin towers of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church dominate the center of this view of Main Street, Lille

Mexico

Mexico

As paper mills were established at Rumford Falls in the 1890s, many workers and their families

Brunswick

Brunswick

Brunswick has one of Maine’s broadest main streets.

“An Atlantic Fisherman”

“An Atlantic Fisherman”

Eastport photojournalist Fred Milliken must have worked with a retired fisherman for this photograph. Catalog Number LB1995.72.213

Richard W. Feyler

Richard W. Feyler

Successful businessman Richard Feyler poses as part of a major article on Rockland’s Seafood Festiva

Captain Henry Jones

Captain Henry Jones

Captain Henry Jones of South Bristol poses for a series on his new lobster boat

Clifford Colson and Roy Scofield

Clifford Colson and Roy Scofield

Clifford Colson and Roy Scofield, lobstermen from Corea, pose after a day on the water, tin lunch pails in hand. Ca.1955. Catalog Number LB1992.301.220